AAM – Dr. Jane Heffernan

Dr. Heffernan is looking forward to joining your class. In preparation please watch this video of Dr. Heffernan introducing herself, the work she does, and why she enjoys the field of mathematics so much. We’ve also provided some pre-lesson worksheets and post-lesson activities for your class.

Pre-Workshop Materials

Grades 4 – 6: Download Materials (pdf)

Grades 7 – 9: Download Materials (pdf)

Post-Workshop Materials

Grade 4 – 6: Download Materials (pdf)

Grades 7 – 9: Download Materials (pdf)

Select Curriculum Connection

  • use knowledge of numbers and operations to solve mathematical problems encountered in everyday life
  • identify, describe, extend, create, and make predictions about a variety of patterns, including those found in real-life contexts
  • demonstrate an understanding of variables, expressions, equalities, and inequalities, and apply this understanding in various contexts
  • apply the process of mathematical modelling to represent, analyse, make predictions, and provide insight into real-life situations
  • manage, analyse, and use data to make convincing arguments and informed decisions, in various contexts drawn from real life
  • describe the likelihood that events will happen, and use that information to make predictions